Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' at Bute Park

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Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra'
early April 2018

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Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra'
late May 2018

Grid reference ST 17716 77126
Common name Weeping spring cherry
Common name Single pink weeping cherry
Alternative name Prunus × subhirtella 'Pendula Rubra'
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Missing tag 2550
Height 3.8M April 2018
Girth 140cm @ 1M April 2018
Reference 556

This tree is on the north east side of the Cherry group, about 85M north west of Fishers Bridge.

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' bark

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' bark
early April 2018

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' flower

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' flower
early April 2018

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' leaf

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' leaves
late May 2018

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' fruit

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' young fruit
late May 2018

General tree description

Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra' is a small tree with arching, drooping branches, up to 4 metres in height and spread. It flowers in early spring with deep rose-pink, single flowers from red buds. The leaves are ovate and finely toothed. They emerge bronze, mature to mid green, and turn orange and red in autumn.